Weekend Trip to Calgary and Banff

Time for my annual quick fall getaway trip! This time I decided to travel to Calgary, Canada. Why Calgary you ask? Just west of it is the home of Banff National Park, Canada's oldest (and prettiest I might add) park in the country. It also has gorgeous views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, glaciers and [...]

By |2019-10-16T20:26:15-07:00October 15th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Tips For Traveling Solo

In my last post from a couple years ago, I discussed "Why I Travel Alone" and the Pros and Cons that come with it. I constantly get asked what my tips are when I travel solo or get astonished reactions when I tell people I do travel solo. YOLO people, YOLO. Plus I'm single, so [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:54:24-07:00August 20th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Birthday Getaway: London and Paris

Hello to 39! I decided to celebrate my birthday in 2 cities that I have been dying to see my whole life: London and Paris! This trip has been my ultimate dream since I was a kid, but boy, I am so happy I booked this trip months in advance. You guys have no idea [...]

By |2019-07-17T18:12:09-07:00July 9th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Descanso Gardens and Huntington Botanical Gardens

Over the past few weeks I have had the opportunity to visit two beautiful gardens in the Glendale/Pasadena area: Descanso Gardens and Huntington Botanical Gardens. With all of the rain LA has gotten and what is currently in bloom, I decided to visit both of them and take in the beauty of nature. Descanso Gardens [...]

By |2019-05-25T21:21:43-07:00May 25th, 2019|Archive, California Dreamin', Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Hot Spot: Orozco’s De Ventura

It's been awhile since I posted a Hot Spot I liked going to, so I ventured over to Orozco's De Ventura with my friend Ana. Ana told me that Orozco's had a healthy selection of Mexican food on the menu, so I thought, hey, why not? :) Orozco's is not on the main drag in Ventura but [...]

By |2019-04-05T22:20:58-07:00April 5th, 2019|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Trip to Sacramento and Napa

For a quick President's Day Weekend getaway, I decided to head up to our state's capitol, Sacramento, and the Napa Valley wine region! Both have been on my bucket list for quite some time. It was a power trip, but I got a lot of tourist spots in that short amount of time. The cost breakdown: [...]

By |2019-02-19T20:43:52-07:00February 19th, 2019|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments

Hot Spot: Vino Wine & Tapas Room

Tonight I went to a place my friends have been raving about when they go for a Happy Hour or Dinner called Vino Wine & Tapas Room in Encino. Tapas restaurants are actually my favorite places to eat, so I was thrilled that I was finally checking it out! Entering the establishment, there was Spanish [...]

By |2019-01-26T22:02:47-07:00January 26th, 2019|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

2019 Blog Outlook

Hi guys! It's that time of year again where I reflect on 2018 and what you can expect from SoCal Shuffle in 2019. 2018 was such a crazy and fun year: I traveled more, got more freelance opportunities and I have been trying to concentrate on my well-being. So first and foremost: I realize that [...]

By |2018-12-25T13:56:19-07:00December 25th, 2018|Archive, Home|0 Comments

Job Advice I Received Before I Moved To LA

Before I moved to LA in August 2010, months prior I was networking with a few people I got in contact with from some of my family's friends and my friend's friends. I was going through some old emails to me and this one stuck out the most from I guy named Brian, who owns [...]

By |2018-12-11T19:38:34-07:00December 11th, 2018|Archive, Home, Survival Tips, The Industry|0 Comments

Weekend Getaway: Trip to Portland

I had to use an free airline ticket before the end of the year. Since I had a long Veterans Day Weekend because I work in the government full time, I decided to take a trip to a place that I have been wanting to visit since I moved to the western part of the [...]

By |2018-11-14T19:28:11-07:00November 14th, 2018|Archive, Home, Travel|0 Comments